Tag:colorado law

Cruel and Unusual?

After Jesus Gutierrez was convicted of felony menacing and unlawful use of an incendiary device in the commission of a felony, he was adjudicated...

Unprecedented Ouster at NLRB a Sign of Things to Come

It has been a dramatic few weeks at the National Labor Relations Board. On his first day in office, President Joe Biden fired Trump-appointed...

Gross Reservoir Expansion Proposal Presents Water Demand, Environmental Concerns

“In the West, when you touch water, you touch everything.” Legend has it that Wayne Aspinall, the congressman who represented Colorado’s Western Slope during...

Law Students Back on Campus

School is back in session at Colorado’s law schools, which includes a return to at least partial in-person instruction after an abrupt switch to...

Satellite Trade Secrets Defendant Countersues for Conspiracy

In December, San Francisco startup Capella Space launched the first satellite in its planned “constellation,” a first-of-its-kind array that could provide on-demand imaging from...

Prenuptial Agreements: From Taboo to Mainstream

When I first started practicing in the late 1990s, prenuptial agreements — prenups — were taboo. Part of this was likely because I was...

Some Colorado Employers Modify Employment Policies to Retain and Entice Workers

Many Colorado employers are experiencing labor shortages. For instance, this year the Denver Post reported that 85% of construction contractors had a difficult time...